#southwestregion

  1. Insurance crisis in Florida has escalated

    The insurance crisis in Florida worsens as over 115,000 homeowners in the southwest region, still recovering from Hurricane Ian's devastation in 2022, face a 25 percent surge in flood insurance rates. FEMA attributes the rate hike to substandard rebuilding efforts by local offici
  2. FG invites Dangote, BUA, others as cement price hits N15,000

    By Zainab Iwayemi The federal government has invited Dangote Plc, BUA Plc, Lafarge, and the other manufacturers over the spike in cement cost This is as a bag of cement reportedly hit N15,000 per bag in some parts of the country from the N5,000 it was sold some weeks ago Nigerians h
  3. See the new price of cement as Nigerians lament increase

    By Zainab Iwayemi The cost of cement has jumped as much as 30% to sell for N6,200 and 6,500 in just a few days This has led to an increase in six-inch and nine-inch blocks from N450 and N550 to N500 and N600, respectively The development is expected to lead to an increase in the cos
  4. Cameroon: 'Worse Than Death' - Surviving Sexual Violence in Cameroon's Anglophone Crisis

    By Ngala Killian Chimtom / RFI [RFI]Yaounde -- Yaoundé, Cameroon - Sexual and gender-based violence has been pervasive in Cameroon's Northwest and Southwest regions since separatist fighters launched their armed rebellion against government forces six years ago, demanding indepen